The Sales Ops End of Year Checklist


Guest blog by Joe Rodden, Sales Systems Manager at Catalant Technologies. The end of year can often be a stressful, exciting, and chaotic time of year for a sales organization. Passion runs high as the year comes to a close and we get closer to hitting our goals.

TextRecruit and Monster are Partnering to Help You Hire Better Talent Faster


Unemployment is at a low point in the decade. While this is great for job seekers, it creates a unique challenge for recruiters. How can your job posting stand out when so many other recruiters are gunning for the same candidates? How can you cut through the clutter when everyone else is trying to do the same? Recruiters are constantly trying to find ways to squeeze out any competitive advantage they can to get a leg up on the competition.

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Introducing The New TextRecruit Candidate And Employee Engagement Platform


Since we started TextRecruit we’ve had one focus - to make engaging applicants, candidates, and employees simpler. And it’s worked so far. HR teams of all sizes rely on TextRecruit today to attract job seekers, recruit talent and engage employees.

Why Your Job Ads Aren't Filling Up Your Hiring Funnel - And What To Do About It


You’ve optimized your job advertisements. They’re well written, they give job seekers all the details they’d need to be interested. You’ve even gone beyond and included information about your culture and maybe even shared compensation information directly in your job advertisement.

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

Will Recruiting AI Completely Replace Recruiters?


The first computer was built in 1943. Since then, machine intelligence has augmented human talent for decades. Now, the commercialization of AI technology from firms like IBM has made AI accessible to the market at large.

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How to Choose The Right Artificial Intelligence for Recruiting


You have heard their names before, Ari, Mya, and Olivia, but how are today's recruiting assistants really different? Recruiting AI Chatbots Recruiting AI

Hyper-Personalization Fills Your Hiring Funnel Fast


Sourcing candidates in a passive candidate market, like the one we have today, is a massive challenge at every step.

Seasonal Hiring and Text Message Recruiting


It seems like it comes up quicker and quicker each year… Holiday season is upon us once again. And what does that mean? It means seasonal hiring is already well underway. Starting in the month of October, companies everywhere have begun growing their teams in order to accommodate the large number of applicants seeking work this holiday season. Recruiting All Seasonal Hiring

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

How TextRecruit Integrates With Google Hire


Google's entry into the HR technology market is an additional signal that competition is increasing in the space.

What Can Internal Mobility Do for Employee Retention?


Do you find yourself suffering from a low retention rate amongst your employees? Are you able to attract talent, but struggle to hold onto it? This could be due to the fact that you’re neglecting to utilize one of the most strategic forms of talent sourcing -- internal mobility. Recruiting All

How to Stay Professional When Using Text Messaging to Recruit


Text messaging is quickly becoming synonymous with the recruiting process. It is steadily rendering traditional forms of communication obsolete with added simplicity, broader reach, and faster time-to-hire. With this shift comes inevitable complexities from both the recruiter and candidate perspective. Recruiting All

The Future of Recruiting: What Role Will AI Play?


Talent acquisition leaders struggle to cut through the noise. Admist the constant outpouring of new HR technologies, marketing buzzwords, and press coverage it becomes difficult to make determinations about the potential for actual business impact new communications technologies posses.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Get More Applicants from Your Careers Site with JobChat


You know you’re getting plenty of traffic to your careers site, the analytics dashboard couldn’t be wrong.could it? But something isn’t right here. Even though your careers site is mobile optimized and easy to use most of your visitors are leaving without completing an application.

The Best Way to Reduce Your Career Page Bounce Rate


76% of job candidates conduct searches across multiple platforms before applying. This number is daunting to say the least. How can recruiters know where to allocate their resources or budget when potential candidates are shopping around so much for the perfect job?

5 Directions Recruiting Technology Will Go in the Future


As a recruiter, you know that your daily tasks look completely different than they did a decade ago. Recruiting technology is constantly changing, but the desired outcome has always remained the same. You want to bring the best people to your company. This goal will never change, but the way we communicate and reach talent will. With that in mind, here are the 5 directions recruiting technology will go in the future. Recruiting All


5 Big Recruiting Myths, Debunked


Just admit it, you have assumptions and/or reservations regarding the hiring process as a recruiter. This is fair, as I’m sure we all have preconceived notions about the entire process. But don’t fret, I’m about to debunk five big myths regarding the recruiting process, and some may come as a big surprise. Recruiting All

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

The Ultimate Guide to 2018 Recruiting & HR Conferences


With only 11 days left in 2017, we are on the edge of our seats for what’s to come in 2018. Recruiting and HR have a lot to look forward to in the new year, and we are thrilled to see the abundance of conferences/events being held all over the world this year. Trends are pointing to several changes in both how HR operates and the way we recruit so this comes as no surprise. So what can we expect in 2018? This is your ultimate guide to 2018 recruiting & HR conferences.

Why Is Employee Engagement Important?


Employee engagement is inarguably one of the biggest challenges in the workplace today. Dale Carnegie and MSW conducted a study in which they found that approximately 70% of the workforce is reportedly disengaged. That means that less than a third of employees are actually engaged at work. That number may come as a shock, but it’s the unfortunate truth. How can we combat these numbers and get to a place of increased productivity and improved employee experience? Recruiting All

Be the Best Recruiter You Can Be with Ari


Give yourself a break. You work hard; really hard. Being a recruiter in today’s job market is no easy task. You want to screen as many candidates as possible to find the ideal match to bring to your company. It takes time and resources to do this sufficiently. Moving quickly is also essential to prevent the competition from beating you to your perfect candidate.

HR Tech and Open Enrollment


It’s that time of year again that everyone in HR dreads… Open enrollment. It can be difficult to foresee all of the problems that could potentially arise, but what if you could implement a better strategy for addressing this hectic period? Surely, reducing the stress that is open enrollment is an attractive concept for anyone working in the world of HR. Recruiting All

Winning An Unfair Share of Elite Talent: Recruiting Resolutions in 2018

Speaker: Jordan Burton, Founder of Burton Advisors LLC

The difference between “good” and “great” could not possibly be larger when it comes to talent. Truly elite performers—the top 5-10% in any given domain—can deliver 10x or more the results of an average employee, and can change the destinies of entire organizations. Jordan Burton of Burton Advisors has worked as a hiring advisor to dozens of high-growth companies and their venture capital investors over the past 10 years. In this session you will learn the tips and strategies he has shared with Silicon Valley’s top names in their quest for competitive edge in the war for talent.

How TextReach Can Solve Your Disengaged Employee Problem


Everyone knows the disengaged employee. They are avid complainers, and cannot be counted on to go the extra mile or take pride in the work they are contributing to their company. It has been universally accepted at this point that this employee is not ideal. However, there is another type of employee that may be hindering your company performance, and it’s not too late to save them from falling to the dark side.


How to Set Performance Benchmarks for Cost Per Hire 


With only 2 months left in 2017, many recruiters thoughts are on the next year. But before you start planning out your budget for 2018, use our cost per hire benchmarking worksheet to analyze your 2017 recruiting performance and set benchmarks for next year. Recruiting HR All

How to Source Using Recruitment Bots


The premise of sourcing is familiar to recruiters, instead of waiting for candidates to apply go out and get them instead. Now, recruitment bots present new faster ways of engaging sourced candidate lists.

The Future of Text Recruiting with Chad and Cheese


HR funding closed out 2016 with a record deal count of 402 deals worth collectively around $2.2 billion in funding. Subsequently in 2017, AI, live chat, sentiment analysis, and team communication products are abound in the HR tech marketplace.


Recruiting Millennials: Unilever Goes Digital to Transform Its Graduate Hiring Program

Unilever leadership estimates that within three years, 60% of their worldwide employees will be Millennials.

3 Best Practices for Using Recruiting Chatbots


Do you want to learn how to use chatbots and AI to recruit more effectively? You don't need to know how to develop to use them and they certainly aren't complicated as they are often made out to be. Their primary use is automating early stage conversations between job seekers and recruiters.

What will Full Employment Mean for Recruiters?


At the end of November the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an unemployment rate of 4.1% in the U.S. That is easily the lowest point it has reached in ten years. Because of this, it is getting more and more difficult to find talent. Recruiters are scratching their heads for ways to stand out and bring in the right people when most of the right people are already employed. With this continual decline in the unemployment rate, one question comes to mind. What is going to happen when the U.S.

How to Identify and Engage a Disengaged Employee


67% of the American workforce is disengaged. and HR shares the blame. It’s time for recruiters, hiring managers, and HR executives to step up to the plate and take a swing at the disengagement epidemic. Disengagement influenced productivity losses cost US companies $500 billion each year.

5 Ways to Engage the Entire Employee Lifecycle


Creating a communications strategy to engage the entire employee lifecycle can be difficult. You have to select the right HR communication tools, write compelling messages, and create attractive employer branding content.

Creating the Ideal Candidate Experience

Modern job seekers have high expectations when applying for jobs. Download Newton’s guide for creating the ideal candidate experience to learn how you can attract top candidates and drive them to apply to your positions.

The 12 Do's and Don'ts of Mobile Recruiting with Text Messaging


Our Customer Success Manager Kim Chitwood agreed to let me share some of her best practices for mobile recruiting with text messaging.

How Artificial Intelligence Recruiting Can Help You Avoid Bad Hires


They’re disengaged. They underperform. They complain. They eat your CLEARLY marked leftover rotisserie chicken you left in the fridge. We’re talking, of course, about bad hires. A recent survey by Careerbuilder found that nearly 3 in 4 employers have been affected by at least one bad hire over the past year. This is an extremely pervasive issue that most likely has affected your company no matter how detail-oriented and effective your recruiting process is. Recruiting All

Use These New Technologies To Find Candidates in 2018


Can you believe it? 2017 is already coming to an end, and with 2018 approaching it’s important to take a moment to look at up and coming recruiting trends in order to optimize your talent acquisition strategy for the coming year. We have seen technology take the lead in recruiting and HR, and it is only projected to become even more prevalent in this space.

How to Get Started With Short Codes for Texting and SMS


“I wanna go fast.” The famous words of Ricky Bobby. To this day it is still unclear whether he was talking about racing cars, or the need for hiring speed in recruiting. If you’re recruiting in the retail, restaurant, healthcare, or hospitality industry, you know that moving fast is no luxury- it’s a necessity to stay competitive and assure that you are finding the best talent.

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